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30 Super Thoughtful 3-Year Anniversary Gifts

Good Housekeeping Logo By Christina Montoya Fiedler of Good Housekeeping | Slide 1 of 31: Did you know that every anniversary has its own traditional anniversary gift? With each year, the value of the gift increases and is meant to represent the strengthening of a couple’s union over time. And while you may be a long way off from the traditional fiftieth wedding anniversary gift (gold), or the sixtieth (diamonds), those single-digit years, when marriages are still in their infancy, and still special and important. Every year is a cause for celebration, no matter how much time has passed.What Is the traditional three-year anniversary gift?By the time you reach your three-year anniversary, the traditional gift is leather. It's stronger and tougher than the first anniversary gift (paper) and the second anniversary gift (cotton), but it's still flexible. “The well-loved leather will age beautifully and take on patina, scratches and scars — like the best relationships do," Clare Vivier, fashion designer and founder of Clare V., tells Good Housekeeping. "A leather item that's monogrammed or hand-painted is a thoughtful gift.” The best three-year anniversary gifts:Whether you're looking for gifts for men or gifts for women, these are the best third anniversary leather presents, from everyday belts and slippers to luxe key and passport holders. There are some vegan leather options in there, too, if you don't want to go the real route. After you take a look at these, all you have to do is worry about what to write in the anniversary card.

Did you know that every anniversary has its own traditional anniversary gift? With each year, the value of the gift increases and is meant to represent the strengthening of a couple’s union over time. And while you may be a long way off from the traditional fiftieth wedding anniversary gift (gold), or the sixtieth (diamonds), those single-digit years, when marriages are still in their infancy, and still special and important. Every year is a cause for celebration, no matter how much time has passed.

What Is the traditional three-year anniversary gift?

By the time you reach your three-year anniversary, the traditional gift is leather. It's stronger and tougher than the first anniversary gift (paper) and the second anniversary gift (cotton), but it's still flexible. “The well-loved leather will age beautifully and take on patina, scratches and scars — like the best relationships do," Clare Vivier, fashion designer and founder of Clare V., tells Good Housekeeping. "A leather item that's monogrammed or hand-painted is a thoughtful gift.”

The best three-year anniversary gifts:

Whether you're looking for gifts for men or gifts for women, these are the best third anniversary leather presents, from everyday belts and slippers to luxe key and passport holders. There are some vegan leather options in there, too, if you don't want to go the real route. After you take a look at these, all you have to do is worry about what to write in the anniversary card.

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